German dictionary for Raster's keyboard with frequencies?

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Sun Nov 30 23:11:50 CET 2008

On Sun, 30 Nov 2008 16:34:11 +0100 Marcel <tanuva at> babbled:

> Moin!
> I just found out that the wordlist needs to have a .dic file extension to get 
> recognized by Raster's keyboard - now it dicts quite well, except that some 
> often used (internet) slang words are missing...
> Has anyone got a german word list with word frequencies yet? The one I got 
> (debian package "wngerman", /usr/share/dicts/ngerman) only has the words, but 
> no frequencies which makes finding the right word difficult sometimes, 
> especially I can't get the wordlist on the keyboard to scroll (is this even 
> implemented?) without selecting a word accidentally.
> Another suggestion to Raster: I think it would be useful to have the whole 
> word getting deleted on "backspace" while one has a language dictionary 
> activated (in contrast to a terminal/programming one) because mostly the 
> whole word gets wrong instead of just some single characters.

actually - what i need to do is have short and long stroke. short is delete 1
char, long is delete the whole word you are composing... :)

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